Huawei Mobile Services

What is Huawei Mobile Services (HMS)?

Huawei has developed its very own mobile ecosystem called Huawei Mobile Services or HMS for short. HMS runs on the Android operating system and gives users access to a range of apps and services developed by Huawei - as well as those readily available on the Android operating system.

What do you get with HMS?

Here are just a few of the apps and services you get with HMS:

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Huawei Mobile Cloud

An app to securely store important data such as photos, videos and contacts.

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Huawei Browser

A secure and easy-to-use mobile browser, providing an internet browsing experience, search service and complete privacy protection for the users.

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Huawei Assistant

Assistant gives users the power to simply swipe the screen for quick access to services like news and important event information.

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Huawei Themes

Themes gives you an eye-catching and unique experience with its colourful and versatile design.

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Huawei Video

Huawei Video has teamed up with the likes of Disney and Sony to give users a huge amount of quality video content.

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Huawei Music

Tens of millions of music libraries, song lists and audiobooks that users can listen to in high definition audio.

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Huawei AppGallery

Huawei's very own app store, which boasts a library of over 1 million apps.

AppGallery is Huawei's version of the Google Play Store or Apple's App Store. It gives you access to a huge number of apps and games that you can download onto your Huawei phone. In fact, there are over a million available!

The AppGallery is incredibly safe and secure and uses a four-layer detection mechanism to make sure that all the apps are safe to download and use. You can even download apps from elsewhere on the web, and they'll be checked by Huawei's inbuilt virus scanner.

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How to get your favourite apps

Getting your favourite everyday apps on your Huawei smartphone is easy - from gaming, entertainment, social media, maps, banking and many more.

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Transfer your old phone to your new phone!

One easy way to transfer your apps - from social media, banking apps to news Apps and many more - transfer contacts, data, files and photos from your old smartphone to your new smartphone, in a few simple steps. Available to both iOS and android users.

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Transfer your old phone to your new phone!

The HUAWEI AppGallery has 390M active users and over a million apps - and it’s always growing. The Huawei AppGallery features a 4-layer detection mechanism to ensure apps featured are safe to download and use.

Huawei Petal Search

The Petal Search widget is a new search tool that allows you to search your new Huawei smartphone to find everything you need - including apps, news, images and more - directly from the home screen. This feature is available to download from HUAWEI AppGallery.


Yes, our iD Mobile app is available to download on HMS devices using the Huawei AppGallery. You can expect to find all the same functionality and features as on other platforms.

HMS will come pre-installed on the new Huawei P40 Series and most of the new Huawei phones releasing later this year. GMS Services won't be installed on these phones.

If you have an older Huawei device that's currently operating on GMS, you still have access to full GMS services including security updates.

Huawei hasn't announced how HMS can be installed on older handsets. When it does. We'll update this page.

A large range of our Huawei phones still operate on Google Mobile Services (GMS). Check out our amazing deals on the Huawei P30 series.

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